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Indoor Air Can Be Deadlier Than Outdoor Air, Research Shows

Indoor air pollution may be as much or more of a problem as pollution outdoors, according to new research. Bill O'Leary | The Washington Post | Getty Images Smoke, fungal spores, and chemicals used in certain paints, varnishes and cleaners have been shown to be harmful to human health, and yet indoor air quality is [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

Cooling Chips With The Flip Of A Switch

Researchers have created a dielectric material that maintains a cooled state after an electrical field pulse Date:April 5, 2016/ Source:American Institute of Physics A dielectric material, when subject to an electric pulse, will absorb heat from or cool the surrounding.Credit: X. Qian and Q.M.Zhang/PSU   Turn on an electric field, and a standard [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

NREL Raises Rooftop Photovoltaic Technical Potential Estimate

New analysis nearly doubles previous estimates and shows U.S. building rooftops could generate close to 40 percent of national electricity sales March 24, 2016 Analysts at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have used detailed light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data for 128 cities nationwide, along with improved data analysis methods and simulation [...]

By |April 4th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

Three Ways To Boost Electric Vehicle Use In Canada

March 24, 2016 by Canadian Manufacturing.com Staff A report from Electric Mobility Canada outlines steps to implement an electric vehicle infrastructure. MONTREAL—Electric Mobility Canada (EMC), a national not-for-profit organization that promotes electric mobility, says it is time to establish a strong national policy to bring EVs from an early adopter’s market to a mass market [...]

By |March 29th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

Ontario To Convert Largest Coal Plant In North America To Solar Farm

March 11, 2016 by Cleantech Canada Staff Idled in 2013, and formerly the largest emitter in Canada, Nanticoke coal plant will be converted to a 44 MW solar installation. Ontario Power Generation’s Nanticoke Generating Station in southern Ontario. The station stopped producing energy in 2013 as part of the province’s coal phase-out. PHOTO: OPG [...]

By |March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Berkeley Lab Scientists Developing Paint-on Coating for Energy Efficient Windows

Low-cost coating would disrupt the building retrofit market and potentially save billions in electricity. Feature Story Julie Chao (510) 486-6491 • FEBRUARY 25, 2016   It’s estimated that 10 percent of all the energy used in buildings in the U.S. can be attributed to window performance, costing building owners about $50 billion annually, yet the [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

Study Finds Global Green Building is Expected to Double by 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies involved in U.S. construction plan on intensifying their involvement in green building over the next three years, according to the new World Green Building Trends Study from Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted with support from United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and its UTC Climate, Controls & Security [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

January Smashed Another Global Temperature Record

Published: February 16th, 2016 By Brian Kahn The calendar may have turned to 2016, but temperatures are picking up where 2015 left off. January was record warm, according to data released this week by NASA. You may recall that last year was the hottest on record for the globe. And by NASA’s accounting, it ended with [...]

By |February 18th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

The World’s Largest Solar Plant Will Soon Deliver Enough Power For Over 1 Million Homes.

By Brad Reed on Feb 8, 2016 at 9:55 PM Image Source: YouTube / Climate Investment Funds Solar power obviously isn’t the solution for every place on Earth, but for regions that largely consist of arid deserts it can deliver a lot of juice. Such is the case with the Noor Concentrated Solar Power [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments

USGBC Releases the 2015 Top 10 States for LEED Green Building Per Capita in the U.S.

Published on 26 Jan 2016 | Written by Leticia McCadden Illinois leads among all U.S. states for the third consecutive year; LEED momentum grows on the West Coast Washington, D.C.—(Jan. 26, 2016)—Today, USGBC announced its annual Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The per capita list [...]

By |February 7th, 2016|Industry|0 Comments